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2013 Country statistical profile: Switzerland 2013/2

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2013

Country statistical profile: Switzerland 2013
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Unit
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
36 648
 
40 483
 
44 339
 
47 552
 
46 533
 
48 821
 
51 359
 
53 733
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
40 027
 
43 792
 
44 700
 
44 368
 
47 580
 
52 019
 
51 828
 
55 560
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
2.2
 
3.7
 
4.1
 
0.1
 
1.5
 
1.9
 
2.8
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
2.7
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
2.2
 
-1.9
 
3.0
 
1.8
 
1.0
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
8.8
 
10.7
 
12.5
 
11.7
 
11.4
 
11.4
 
12.8
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
4.1
 
5.3
 
5.4
 
0.7
 
-8.0
 
4.8
 
4.5
 
-0.4
 
Economic structure - value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing: share of real value added
%
1.0
 
0.9
 
0.9
 
1.0
 
0.9
 
0.8
 
0.8
 
0.7
 
Industry: share of real value added
%
21.0
 
21.4
 
21.6
 
21.9
 
20.6
 
20.9
 
21.3
 
21.3
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business: share of real value added
%
19.9
 
20.6
 
21.4
 
20.8
 
21.0
 
20.0
 
19.8
 
20.3
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-1.1
 
0.5
 
1.0
 
2.0
 
0.8
 
0.3
 
0.7
 
-0.2
 
General government debt
% of GDP
56.0
 
49.9
 
50.0
 
45.4
 
44.4
 
43.0
 
..
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
34.1
 
33.8
 
33.1
 
34.0
 
34.9
 
34.1
 
34.4
 
33.8
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
35.2
 
33.2
 
32.1
 
32.1
 
34.1
 
33.9
 
33.7
 
34.1
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.5
 
6.1
 
6.0
 
6.7
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
e 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
4.4
 
4.2
 
4.2
 
3.6
 
3.8
 
3.9
 
3.9
 
4.3
 
e 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
20.2
 
19.2
 
18.5
 
18.4
 
20.1
 
20.6
 
19.5
 
18.8
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
8.4
 
8.2
 
8.3
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
6.8
 
6.5
 
6.4
 
6.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
5.5
 
5.1
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
..
 
0.39
 
0.38
 
0.44
 
0.45
 
0.40
 
0.46
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
28.1
 
27.9
 
27.7
 
28.1
 
28.7
 
28.1
 
28.5
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
12.6
 
12.8
 
12.8
 
13.3
 
13.5
 
13.0
 
13.0
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
6.5
 
6.4
 
6.2
 
6.3
 
6.3
 
6.3
 
6.4
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
16.9
 
16.9
 
17.2
 
16.6
 
16.7
 
16.8
 
17.0
 
16.5
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
40.9
 
42.8
 
44.4
 
43.2
 
39.3
 
41.0
 
40.9
 
41.9
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
47.6
 
50.8
 
54.4
 
54.3
 
50.4
 
51.7
 
51.3
 
52.3
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
4.4
 
6.5
 
10.9
 
17.2
 
17.1
 
19.3
 
27.2
 
..
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
126.6
 
141.4
 
161.2
 
183.6
 
155.4
 
176.3
 
208.2
 
197.8
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
130.9
 
147.9
 
172.1
 
200.8
 
172.5
 
195.6
 
234.8
 
225.9
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
26.9
 
31.4
 
37.9
 
46.3
 
42.3
 
46.9
 
49.7
 
43.9
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
22.8
 
23.4
 
27.9
 
30.8
 
34.1
 
36.5
 
45.3
 
46.8
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
49.7
 
54.8
 
65.7
 
77.1
 
76.5
 
83.6
 
95.3
 
91.0
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
13.6
 
14.4
 
8.6
 
1.7
 
10.6
 
15.0
 
8.9
 
11.1
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
431 980
 
569 369
 
652 303
 
723 779
 
864 928
 
1 032 803
 
1 063 132
 
1 129 376
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
170 156
 
268 939
 
353 328
 
447 507
 
499 595
 
617 703
 
644 912
 
665 596
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
-949
 
43 740
 
32 446
 
15 137
 
28 945
 
32 161
 
23 854
 
1 177
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
50 994
 
75 863
 
51 036
 
45 312
 
26 428
 
79 342
 
53 500
 
30 081
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
1.2
 
1.1
 
0.7
 
2.4
 
-0.5
 
0.7
 
0.2
 
-0.7
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
0.9
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
1.4
 
1.0
 
0.2
 
0.1
 
-0.9
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
-0.7
 
0.0
 
0.5
 
3.1
 
-0.2
 
-1.1
 
-3.3
 
-1.0
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
10.4
 
7.1
 
1.9
 
12.4
 
-15.4
 
9.2
 
7.0
 
2.3
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
2.0
 
2.7
 
2.8
 
4.4
 
-2.8
 
0.5
 
0.1
 
-0.5
 
Long-term interest rates
%
2.10
 
2.52
 
2.93
 
2.90
 
2.20
 
1.63
 
1.47
 
0.65
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
CHF per USD
1.74
 
1.66
 
1.60
 
1.55
 
1.53
 
1.51
 
1.45
 
1.39
 
Exchange rates
CHF per USD
1.25
 
1.25
 
1.20
 
1.08
 
1.09
 
1.04
 
0.89
 
0.94
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
138
 
133
 
129
 
135
 
138
 
141
 
154
 
146
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
25.9
 
27.1
 
25.8
 
26.8
 
27.0
 
26.2
 
25.5
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
..
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
16.0
 
15.5
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
19.0
 
18.2
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
55.81
 
66.76
 
74.92
 
101.03
 
63.27
 
80.92
 
112.51
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
18.4
 
17.9
 
17.7
 
17.9
 
18.8
 
18.5
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
85.0
 
..
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
2 510
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2 660
 
..
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
4 940
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
5 450
 
5 560
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
660
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
700
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
45
 
44
 
42
 
44
 
42
 
44
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
28.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
35.2
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: non-tertiary, 2009 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
13 411
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2009 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
21 577
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
7.6
 
8.2
 
9.4
 
7.9
 
4.8
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
10.8
 
10.4
 
9.1
 
10.7
 
11.1
 
..
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
59.9
 
63.3
 
62.6
 
62.4
 
61.6
 
62.5
 
62.9
 
61.7
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
85.1
 
85.2
 
86.1
 
87.2
 
86.7
 
85.8
 
86.4
 
86.7
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
65.1
 
65.7
 
67.2
 
68.4
 
68.3
 
68.0
 
69.5
 
70.5
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
25.1
 
25.5
 
25.4
 
25.9
 
26.5
 
26.1
 
25.9
 
26.0
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
11.2
 
11.1
 
11.5
 
11.1
 
10.6
 
10.6
 
10.7
 
10.7
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
11.7
 
11.5
 
11.7
 
11.6
 
11.0
 
11.1
 
10.5
 
10.7
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
10.6
 
10.6
 
11.3
 
10.4
 
10.2
 
10.1
 
10.9
 
10.5
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.5
 
4.0
 
4.2
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.2
 
3.7
 
3.9
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.0
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
39.0
 
39.1
 
40.8
 
34.3
 
30.1
 
33.1
 
38.8
 
35.3
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 654
 
1 643
 
1 633
 
1 623
 
1 617
 
1 632
 
1 636
 
..
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
8 686
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
7 437
 
7 484
 
7 551
 
7 648
 
7 744
 
7 828
 
7 912
 
7 955
 
Population growth rates
%
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.9
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
0.8
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
..
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
16.1
 
15.9
 
15.6
 
15.4
 
14.7
 
14.6
 
15.1
 
14.4
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
15.9
 
16.1
 
16.3
 
16.5
 
17.2
 
17.4
 
17.0
 
18.1
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
23.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
27.8
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
20.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
21.6
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
2.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2.8
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
4.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
6.2
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
3.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
3.3
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
8.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.5
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
81.4
 
81.7
 
82.0
 
82.2
 
82.3
 
82.6
 
82.8
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
78.7
 
79.2
 
79.5
 
79.8
 
79.9
 
80.3
 
80.5
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
84.0
 
84.2
 
84.4
 
84.6
 
84.6
 
84.9
 
85.0
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
4.2
 
4.4
 
3.9
 
4.0
 
4.3
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
..
 
Overweight and obese aged 15 and over
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
37.3
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
9.6
 
10.5
 
10.2
 
10.3
 
6.5
 
6.5
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
27 781
 
29 177
 
29 290
 
29 903
 
27 632
 
28 110
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
103 260
 
104 480
 
106 062
 
107 572
 
109 546
 
109 848
 
..
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
55
 
50
 
51
 
47
 
46
 
43
 
..
 
..
 
..
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